Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Asthma, Particulate Air Pollution and the Role of the Immune System

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05/22/2012 06:30 AM EDT

By Marc Williams, PhD I'm an EPA biologist where I study the effects of air pollution—including asthma—on human health and the lungs. In particular, I explore how airborne pollution particles from car and diesel engine exhausts disrupt the lung's immune system, contributing to a loss in protective immunity and promotion of allergic asthma.  I work [...]

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